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Dec 12, 2012 3:00am PST
. technology is constantly churning old jobs and turning them into new ones. but there's one bottom line we know, joe, and that's this. every good new job requires more education and more skill. the basis of the american middle class for the last 50 years, or the 50 years after world war ii was something called the high-wage middle-skilled job. but the relentless march of globalization and technology is really eliminating that. now there's only a high-wage, high-skilled job. and there's no answer other than certainly more education. i don't know what else we need. everyone's going to have to upgrade their skills. >> what does that mean for the future not only of unions but the future of the strong, vibrant middle class where people get living wages, they get health care, they get workplace safety. it seems like a bleak picture. >> i worry about this. there's no question about it, joe. i can just tell you, you think about a columnist for "the new york times," very easy for you to say. what do you care? how has my job changed? i just came from a long trip, russia, syria, israel, egypt. here's
Dec 11, 2012 3:00am PST
should allow folks that have expertise in science and technology into the country. instead of doing it, both sides use it as a lever in the immigration debate and keeps getting spooled up inside that debate and nothing gets done. >> haven't the republicans been passing it through the house and democrats won't take it up in the senate. >> they have passed it through the house but what democrats say is let's just allow more high skilled immigrants in there. what republicans want in exchange is a reduction in other immigration visas being approved. there is a clear path to getting it done. what republicans will say maybe we will do that and the president will want it to be part of comprehensive immigration reform. that's what's in congress. certain things both sides say are the same thing to do, on truth serum, and don't do it either because they don't want to give the other side victory or use it as leverage in a debate. >> jamie dimon says businesses have lu quiddity and the table is set and now we just need to add good policy to that. jim, thanks so much. we'll talk to you. >>> coming
Dec 6, 2012 3:00am PST
've come out with top picks from star investors. technology. >> these are, again, sort of out-of-the-box picks. align makes those invisible braces for your teeth. >> invisalign. >> i was thinking of getting those, yeah. >> and those things are really huge. pentair makes water filtration systems, obviously, you know, globally. that's an incredible business right now. water is a precious commodity. public storage is exactly what it sounds like, all those storage containers. that business is mature, it's consolidating. they're the biggest player. gilead had a once-a-day hiv pill and now a once-a-day hepatitis c pill. 4 million americans have that bad disease. finance moody's controversy because of the financial crisis, but you can't go into the bond markets without moody's, and they have a very, very strong cash flow. i don't know how steve feels about them. and then here, some of the other companies as well, utilities cms is in michigan. albany is a diversified company. large cap, ubs -- excuse me, u.s. bank is the fifth largest bank in the country, kind of an old-fashioned bank
Dec 7, 2012 3:00am PST
anymore. technology has eliminated them. so we've got to train people. and if we don't get job training to equip our work force, we're going to still have to go abroad to find people to do the work we need. >> jobs. yep. go ahead. >> i wanted to mention one thing, mika, back to demint for a second that ties into a new agenda, looking forward in congress which is who fills that void for tea party activism when demint goes outside of congress? it's very interesting this week, i've talked to conservatives who say they have to be much more of a worker party than a boss party, thinking more about the workers instead of the people who run business. there's that realization. look at marco rubio's speech talking about the american dream beginning with janitors and other kinds of workers. ryan at that same dinner this week talking about needing to alleviate poverty. there is this -- all these cross currents in the republican party, and it comes around the issue of jobs. it comes around the issue of the fiscal cliff talks about what the party wants to be. whether there's going to be a tea party 2
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